Researchers concluded, “This meta-analysis of structural MRI findings specific to youth regular cannabis users suggests no [brain] volume alterations” attributable to marijuana exposure.
NORML’s Deputy Director said, “These findings ought to reassure those who feared that legalization might inadvertently be associated with relaxed attitudes toward driving under the influence.”
Nearly two-thirds of the survey’s respondents had consumed cannabis during their lifetimes and that 52 percent identified themselves as current users.
Researchers projected that licensed retailers could raise between $276 million and $374 million annually by year five of operations.
African Americans comprised nearly one-third of all Texans arrested for marijuana possession offenses, despite comprising only 13 percent of the state’s total population.